David Arase
David Arase
David Arase is a resident professor of international politics with the Hopkins Nanjing Centre for Chinese and American Studies at Nanjing University in China

As Covid-19 led to a setback in China relations, Japan’s post-pandemic foreign policy outlook may create new opportunities for Asean-Japan cooperation.

Japan needs global rules to prosper; China has shown a willingness to break them. Now Tokyo is stepping up engagement with the region in an effort to ensure other states don’t do the same.